Hello!

I'm Rebecca Gerlings and this is my actual face (complete with nice new glasses). I live near London in the UK.

I've worked in children's publishing since 2000, first as an in-house editor,
then as a freelance writer, and now as a freelance writer-illustrator. 

 

I have an MA in Sequential Design and Illustration from Brighton University,
and my first picture book, Enormouse!, was published by Egmont UK in 2011.

 

Since then I have written over 70 children's books for a variety of
trade publishers – often for licensed characters such as Peppa Pig
and Hello Kitty – but occasionally not. 

I've also illustrated three further books, Diva Delores and the Opera House Mouse (Sterling), If Pluto was a Pea (Margaret K. McElderry, S&S US), and Rabbit Is Six! (coming soon).

For chats, commissions, or to order prints of my work,
do get in touch.

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